United’s 2010 Elite Choice Rewards

United elites can read the good news over at Lucky‘s blog about the 2010 Elite Choice rewards being offered to folks who fly more next year than their current status level required.

As a 1K, for example, I could get 25,000 redeemable miles for passing 125,000 elite qualifying miles and another 25,000 redeemable miles for passing 175,000 elite qualifying miles. That’s quite an incentive! Other options include nominating someone to Premier or Premier Executive (yes, you heard me right) status. The benefits get even better for those at lower status levels.

There’s even the opportunity for really high mileage flyers to nominate gift 1K status.

Update: The Global Traveller lays out just how lucrative this promo could be for an “extreme mileage runner.”

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  1. I was going to say the same thing. I know this site has something of an anti-SkyTeam and a pro-Star Alliance bias, but Delta’s had many of these incentives for some time.

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